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Top Ten Lists for 2009

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Most Frequently Reported Birds

Rank   Species Checklists
1 Northern Cardinal 47,777  
2 Mourning Dove 45,154  
3 Dark-eyed Junco 41,343  
4 American Goldfinch 39,679  
5 Downy Woodpecker 36,892  
6 Blue Jay 34,382  
7 House Finch 32,931  
8 Tufted Titmouse 31,890  
9 American Crow 31,322  
10 Black-capped Chickadee 29,697  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

Most Numerous Birds

Rank   Species Individuals
1 Snow Goose 1,337,300  
2 Canada Goose 972,360  
3 American Robin 968,867  
4 European Starling 549,378  
5 American Crow 505,128  
6 Common Grackle 499,663  
7 Red-winged Blackbird 423,202  
8 American Goldfinch 421,939  
9 Dark-eyed Junco 285,249  
10 Pine Siskin 279,621  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

States/Provinces Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   State/Province Checklists
1 Pennsylvania 5,519  
2 New York 5,478  
3 North Carolina 4,764  
4 California 4,340  
5 Ohio 4,049  
6 Virginia 3,953  
7 Texas 3,805  
8 Georgia 3,763  
9 Florida 3,402  
10 Michigan 3,098  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Species

Rank   State/Province Species
1 Texas 341  
2 California 334  
3 Florida 278  
4 Arizona 253  
5 Georgia 208  
6 Washington 206  
7 South Carolina 199  
8 Oregon 197  
9 British Columbia 193  
9 North Carolina 193  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   State/Province Individuals
1 Florida 925,863  
2 Pennsylvania 905,097  
3 Washington 829,485  
4 California 543,540  
5 Texas 516,290  
6 Missouri 495,369  
7 New Jersey 445,162  
8 New York 440,467  
9 Kansas 382,105  
10 Indiana 356,192  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   City Checklists
1 Mentor, Ohio 762  
2 Charlotte, North Carolina 490  
3 Tallahassee, Florida 439  
4 Cincinnati, Ohio 345  
5 Richmond, Virginia 322  
6 Atlanta, Georgia 304  
7 Clearwater, British Columbia 285  
8 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 272  
9 Durham, North Carolina 270  
10 Wilmington, North Carolina 250  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Species

Rank   City Species
1 Corpus Christi, Texas 176  
2 San Diego, California 168  
3 Rockport, Texas 160  
4 Jacksonville, Florida 155  
5 Lakeport, California 152  
5 Savannah, Georgia 152  
5 Aransas Pass, Texas 152  
8 Saint Petersburg, Florida 148  
9 Kingsville, Texas 146  
10 Houston, Texas 141  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   City Individuals
1 Saint Petersburg, Florida 426,863  
2 Mound City, Missouri 350,953  
3 Yakima, Washington 279,206  
4 Issaquah, Washington 215,885  
5 Kleinfeltersville, Pennsylvania 183,258  
6 Dugger, Indiana 162,036  
7 Lawrence, Kansas 124,504  
8 Clewiston, Florida 105,797  
9 Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Delaware 75,103  
10 Hoisington, Kansas 72,598  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET